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#Saudi Arabia

# saudi-arabia - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Man United to aid football development in Saudi Arabia Initiative

Man United to aid football development in Saudi Arabia

The Red Devils will lend business and sporting expertise to clubs and sporting organisations in the country.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Opinion: 'We are not that different from Saudi Arabia'

It’s time for us to stop thinking that the “West” is enlightened and the rest of the world is just catching up, writes Amanullah De Sondy.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Saudi's driving ban: 'You cannot force men to allow their sisters and wives to drive'

What do men in Saudi Arabia think about the removal of the ban on women driving?

# saudi-arabia - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive for the first time in its history

The historic decision was announced as part of a reform plan by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

# saudi-arabia - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Saudi police question woman who wore miniskirt in video at historic site

The videos have since been uploaded to YouTube and tweeted by different users.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 2 July, 2017

'Made to be rejected': Qatar looks to reject demands made in Gulf-states row

Gulf states have demanded Qatar agree to complete a list of demands to end the blockade against it.

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

The Saudi king has ousted his nephew as crown prince, and installed his son

His appointment completes a gradual removal of powers from Mohammed bin Nayef, who has been fired.

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Explainer: What's going on in Qatar and why are all its neighbours turning on it?

Saudi Arabia is leading allies in cutting off ties to Qatar over its alleged links to terrorism.

# saudi-arabia - Friday 9 June, 2017

From The42 Saudi Arabia apologise after not observing minute's silence for London victims Controversy

Saudi Arabia apologise after not observing minute's silence for London victims

“The players did not intend any disrespect to the memories of the victims or to cause upset…”

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Trump criticises Qatar for 'funding extremism' despite it having largest US base in Middle East

Trump later adopted a different tone on Qatar in a phone call with the King of Saudi Arabia.

# saudi-arabia - Monday 22 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge Donald Trump touched a mysterious glowing orb in Saudi Arabia, and Twitter has questions The Orb

Donald Trump touched a mysterious glowing orb in Saudi Arabia, and Twitter has questions

It’s not evil right? Just a photo oppor- HAIL THE ORB.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'Drive them out of your community' - Trump delivers message to the Islamic world on extremism Saudi Speech This post contains videos

'Drive them out of your community' - Trump delivers message to the Islamic world on extremism

Donald Trump was delivering a much anticipated speech in Saudi Arabia.

Trump to deliver 'high-risk' speech to Muslim world today promoting 'peaceful vision'

The speech will come less than a day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Iran to ‘dismantle its network of terrorism’.

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Donald Trump bows to Saudi king and signs $110 billion arms deal with the Gulf state Donald Trump This post contains videos

Donald Trump bows to Saudi king and signs $110 billion arms deal with the Gulf state

It’s part of an eight-day foreign trip by the US President.

# saudi-arabia - Friday 5 May, 2017

Kenny says he raised human rights with Saudis but that 'obviously includes women's rights'

The Taoiseach has sought to clarify that Ireland had conveyed its concerns over Saudi Arabia’s record on women’s rights.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Government: 'We raised concerns on status of women with Saudi Arabia'

“Ireland has a long-standing and proud record in the area of women’s rights and children’s rights,” Minister Flanagan said.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 16 February, 2017

From The42 One of the Premier League's top referees is quitting to move to Saudi Arabia Payday

One of the Premier League's top referees is quitting to move to Saudi Arabia

Mark Clattenburg is leaving English football.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Six British nationals on Saudi pilgrimage killed in road crash

A couple from Glasgow and four members of a family from Manchester were killed.

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Ireland pledges €2 million in aid to victims of Yemen's devastating, never-ending, civil war

Three million people have been displaced from their homes by the ongoing conflict in the gulf state.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Six countries with the most executions and Ireland's diplomatic links to them

Although state killings are legal in some countries, there remains a lot of secrecy around the figures recording instances of it.

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 10 December, 2016

American comedian's gig in Saudi Arabia cancelled after complaints by Islamic hardliners

Mike Epps was due to perform next week.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Boris Johnson accuses Saudi Arabia of being a 'puppeteer' in the Middle East's religious wars

Such public criticism of the Sunni power is unprecedented for a British foreign minister.

# saudi-arabia - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Saudi Arabia has executed one of its princes for murder

Such action against a member of the royal family is extremely rare in the middle eastern state.

Saudi Arabia police arrest man for cross-dressing on Snapchat

Police said they “arrested a famous Snapchat personality who appeared in video clips dressed like women”.

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 10 September, 2016

The annual hajj pilgrimage will climax for around 1.5 million Muslim pilgrims tonight

Last year’s hajj stampede which killed roughly 2,300 people, many of them Iranians, magnified frictions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, which is holding its own event in Karbala, Iraq.

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Saudi Arabia has banned the "un-Islamic" and "deviant" Pokémon Go

The country has a 15-year-old fatwa on the Pokémon franchise.

# saudi-arabia - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Muslim leaders condemn suicide bombs in Saudi Arabia, including one at holy site

‘This crime could not have been perpetrated by someone who had an atom of belief in his heart.’

# saudi-arabia - Friday 8 April, 2016

Saudi Arabia plans to build a massive bridge to Egypt

It is a show of support for the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Atrocities you probably haven't heard about through the media

Brutality in Saudi Arabia, Yemen and elsewhere has been largely overlooked by western media outlets, Julien Mercille writes.

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

'Birthplace of terrorism': Outrage expressed at Saudi Arabia documentary showing beheadings

The documentary went behind the curtain of the secretive regime.

# saudi-arabia - Monday 4 January, 2016

What's happening in Saudi Arabia?

A massive diplomatic row has broken out between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Iran leader warns Saudi Arabia of 'divine revenge' over execution of cleric

Saudi Arabia has severed diplomatic ties with Iran.

Here are 17 incredible facts about oil-rich Saudi Arabia

Apparently women drivers could “undermine social values”.

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Saudi Arabia has executed 47 men, including a prominent cleric, for terror offences

All bar two of those executed were Saudi citizens. The executions have sparked international condemnation in the region.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

River Shannon flooding, Conor McGregor’s big win and a police shooting in LA had everyone talking.

A woman has won a seat in Saudi Arabia's historic election

Female candidates could not meet male voters during the campaign.

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Women allowed vote in Saudi Arabia for the first time in historic elections

In a country where they can’t drive or walk alone in public, Saudi women will be allowed to vote this weekend.

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 14 November, 2015

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Pensioner who faced 350 lashes over home-made wine returns to Britain

Karl Andree had been imprisoned after being caught with the wine in Saudi Arabia.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 29 October, 2015

A British pensioner sentenced to 350 lashes in Saudi Arabia will be freed

But the ultra conservative country’s bloggers and political activists still face torture and death.

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